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Sorry, Trump. 6G is not a thing.

Rachel Kraus

Did the President just add a digit to a concept he doesn't understand to make it sound even better? 

Trump, as he does, tweeted some out-of-left-field flim-flam Thursday morning, in advance of his trade talks with China. Now, it's always wise to gird your loins whenever Trump ventures into technology concepts, but this morning was special. 

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Not only did Trump push for the deployment of 5G technology, but he also advocated for "6G" — a technology that does not exist.

I want 5G, and even 6G, technology in the United States as soon as possible. It is far more powerful, faster, and smarter than the current standard. American companies must step up their efforts, or get left behind. There is no reason that we should be lagging behind on.........

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 21, 2019

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